Professional

2001 Highlights

Recorded a career-best finish at the Michelob Light Classic, where she tied for second and fired a career-low score of 63 during the final round.

Posted a total of six top-10 finishes en route to her best financial season ($340,991) and highest finish on the season money list (31).

Shot a third-round 64 during the Bank of Montreal Canadian Women's Open, where she tied for ninth.

2001 Stats (rank)

Rds under par: 40/90 (31) Rds in the 60s: 17/90 (52) Birdies: 293 (17)

Eagles: 8 (15) Greens in reg: 69.2% (20) Driving accuracy: 66.4% (128)

Sand saves: 45.5% (29) Putting avg: 30.90 (160) Driving avg: 255.80 (16)

Career Highlights

In 2000, best finishes were a tie for 10th at the LPGA Takefuji Classic and a tie for 11th at the Los Angeles Women's Championship.

In 1999, recorded a season best tie for fourth at the Firstar LPGA Classic.

In 1998, returned to the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament to gain exempt status for the 1999 season; best finish was a tie for eighth at the Rainbow Foods LPGA Classic.

In 1997, recorded her first two LPGA career holes-in-one, during the second round of the SAFECO Classic and the third round of the Fieldcrest Cannon Classic; best finish was a tie for 26th at the First Bank Presents the Edina Realty LPGA Classic.

In 1996, best finish was a tie for 12th at the Rochester International.

Prior to joining the LPGA Tour, competed on the Futures Tour and the Women Professional Golfers' European Tour (WPGET); in 1995, tied for second at the Weetabix Women's British Open and finished 10th on the WPGET Order of Merit.

Amateur

McGill has an impressive amateur record that includes winning the 1993 U.S. Women's Amateur Championship and the 1994 U.S. Public Links Championship. She finished as runner-up in the 1994 U.S. Women's Amateur Championship and was a member of the 1994 U.S. Curtis Cup Team. As a collegiate player at the University of Southern California, McGill finished fourth at the 1994 NCAA Championship and was a two-time All-American.

Personal

6'0", blond hair, hazel eyes...Started playing golf at the age of 12...Credits her teaching pro Randy Peterson and her parents as the individuals most influencing her career...Hobbies include skiing, piano, tennis, movies, throwing darts, singing in the shower, jumping over rose gardens and dancing...Qualified for the LPGA Tour on her second attempt...Represents Toyota.

Major Championship History

The U.S. Women's Open became an LPGA major in 1950; the McDonald's LPGA Championship Presented by AIG became a major in 1955; the Kraft Nabisco Championship became a major in 1983; and the Weetabix Women's British Open became a major championship in 2001. From 1979-2000 the LPGA's fourth major was the du Maurier Classic. The Weetabix Women's British Open replaced the du Maurier Classic in 2001. (KNC, Kraft Nabisco Championship; LPGA, McDonald's LPGA Championship Presented by AIG; OPEN, U.S. Women's Open; WB, Weetabix Women's British Open; DM, du Maurier Classic)

 

 

Courtesy LPGA, http://www.LPGA.com.

   


Born: 1/30/72 Denver, Colo.

Residence: San Diego, Calif.

Rookie year: 1996

Status: Exempt

Career-best finish: T2

Career-low round: 63

Career earnings (rank): $870,031 (123)

LPGA career holes-in-one: 2

Education: University of Southern California (1994, Communications)

 

 




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